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Telus donates 200 emergency packs to West Island’s flooded

By Rhonda Massad Three weeks into the flood crisis in three major West Island municipalities has flood victims, volunteers and community leaders tired but pushing forward.  Two weeks ago Telus...
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The West Island Blues Festival presents its 16th edition

On the morning of May 7, 2019, a press conference was held to mark the launch of the 16th edition of the West Island Blues Festival at the Madison’s...
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What floatation device is best for your child? Swim for Life tells us

West Island Blog's Swim Safety Series with Swim for Life's Karina Renaud of Pointe Claire tells gives us the ins and outs of floatation safety. Karina at Swim for Life...
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8th Montreal Jiuding Scholarship distribution gala a huge success

by Rhonda Massad Held at Evo Montréal Vieux-Montréal this past May 4, the 8th annual Montreal Jiu Ding Club,  sponsored by the National Bank recognized 10 students who are academically...
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Docs suspect contaminated flood water landed Pierrefonds resident in hospital

Pierrefonds resident, Debbie Praw was in a state of fine health up until last Tuesday, April 30. She found herself admitted to the hospital after passing out from blood loss...
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Parking or not? Summary of REM public meeting on the West Island

by Karen Cliffe About 500 West island residents, business owners, and elected officials showed up for the REM (Réseau express métropolitain) meeting this past Monday, April 29, at the Holiday...
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More Montreal parks inclusive and healthy

By Daniele Iannarone For Pointe-Claire resident Christine Latreille, what started off as a simple interest turned into a full-blown blog.  Since 2014, Latreille is one of three bloggers in...
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Pointe Claire to revitalize Grande-Anse Park

Construction of a new accessible chalet As part of the revitalization of Grande-Anse Park, the current chalet will be replaced by a new one and will include completely accessible facilities...
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Beware of phone scam collecting money for flood victims

Please note that the only official place to make a donation to the flood victims is the Red Cross. They will not be contacting you by phone.  A most...
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Stolen sandbags and Mother Nature leave dikes vulnerable in Pierrefonds and Ile Bizard

About 150 homes were saved from the waters after a dike gave way, leaving a gap of five feet in the dike, in Pierrefonds on Tuesday. More than thirty men...

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